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Florence PURCE


PURCE - July 20, 2014 (peacefully) at Massereene Manor, Florence, devoted wife of the late Dill formerly of Randalstown, dearly loved mother of Trevor and Dilys, loved mother-in-law of Noel Evans, also a dear grandmother and sister of Joan Astbury and the late Trudy Hanna.  Family and friends welcome in Garvin's Funeral Home, 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt on Tuesday, July 22, from 7.00 pm.  Funeral service in Roselawn Crematorium on Wednesday, July 23, at 11.30 am.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.

 



   
Maudie MORROW


MORROW (née Montgomery) - July 7, 2014 (peacefully) at her home, 1 Porte Gardens, Knockloughrim, Maudie (aged 97 years) wife of the late John, dearly loved mother of Willie, David, Ivor, Betty and Carol, mother-in-law of Hilda, Bailey and James and a loving and dearly loved granny, great-granny and great great-granny.  Funeral took place from her home on Wednesday, July 9, to Termoneeny Parish Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Termoneeny Parish Church Funds payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered.

MORROW - Maudie, devoted and dearly loved mother of Carol, mother-in-law of James Keatley, adored and very loving granny to Andrea and husband William Hewitson, and the late John and wife Jayne.  Always in our thoughts and forever in our hearts.  

MORROW - Maudie, cherished mother of her loving son David, much loved mother-in-law of Hilda, dearly loved grandmother of Alvis, Adrian, Richard and Donna and their families.  Will always be loved and sadly missed.  

MORROW - Maudie, beloved sister of Lily and Edie, sister-in-law of Stanley and Kathleen.  Will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed.





   
Violet CROSSETT


CROSSETT (née Weir) - July 4, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Violet Mary, loved wife of the late William James, 148 Moneymore Road, Magherafelt, dearly loved mother of Lorraine, Anne, George and Karen.  Funeral took place from her home on Sunday, July 6, to First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Charis Cancer Care payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.





   
John KEATLEY


KEATLEY - July 1, 2014 (result of a road traffic accident), John Alexander, dearly beloved husband of Jayne, 132 Aughrim Road, Magherafelt, loving and dearly loved only son of James and Carol, devoted brother of Andrea, brother-in-law of William and loved son-in-law of Tom and Roslyn Boden.  Funeral took place from his home on Friday, July 4, to St Swithin's Church, Magherafelt for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Cystic Fibrosis payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  'Always in our thoughts and forever in our hearts'.





  
   Bertie SPRATT


SPRATT - June 25, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Bertie, loved partner of Jean, 5 Moyola Court, Castledawson, loving father of Robert, Richard, Diane and Jacqueline and dear brother of Eleanor, John, Sylvia, Derek, Irene, Jennifer and the late Andrew, Thomas, Dorothy and Julia. Funeral took place from his home on Friday, June 27, to Tamlaght Parish Churchyard, Coagh.  Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, for Cancer Research payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.     





   
Katie DARRAGH


DARRAGH - June 17, 2014 (peacefully) at Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Katie Louise, aged 1 year, much loved daughter of Glen and Victoria and dear sister of Amy, 5 Lisalbanagh Road, Magherafelt.  Funeral service was held in Lecumpher Presbyterian Church on Thursday, June 19, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for CLIC Sargent Appeal payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.





   
Sandy TOWNSEND


TOWNSEND - June 10, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Alexander (Sandy), dearly loved husband of Ena, 11 Brookmount Road, Cookstown and dear father of David, Dolores, Nigel, Shirley, Myrtle, Alan, Graham and Norma.  Funeral took place from his home on Friday, June 13, to Ballinderry Parish Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing wife, family and entire family circle.  'The Lord is my Shepherd'





   
Norman PORTER


PORTER - June 9, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, Norman, husband of the late Margaret, 215 Moneynick Road, Toomebridge, dear father of Norman, father-in-law of Rosemary, loved grandfather of Trevor and his wife Wendy, Tracey and her husband Paul and Tanya, great-grandfather of Christopher, Dylan, Chloe and Ethan.  Funeral took place from his home on Thursday, June 12, to Duneane Presbyterian Church for service followed by burial in First Presbyterian Churchyard, Randalstown.   Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.





   
William STEWART


STEWART  -  June 7, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, William, formerly of Pound Road, Magherafelt, dear brother of Hubert, Abraham, Margaret, Gladys, Pauline and the late Jim and Bobby.  Funeral took place from Garvin's Funeral Home on Monday, June 9, to St Swithin's Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Alzheimer's Society payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.





   
Ivor REYNOLDS


REYNOLDS - May 16, 2014 at Antrim Hospital, after a brief illness, Ivor, dearly loved husband of Denise, 4 Westland Road, Magherafelt, precious dad of Jacqueline and Alan and dear brother of Alwyn.  Funeral service was held in Union Road Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Sunday, May 18, followed by burial in Lecumpher Presbyterian Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for NI Chest, Heart & Stroke payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Will be very sadly missed by his family.





   
Gordon LAWRENCE


LAWRENCE - May 14, 2014 (suddenly) at RVH Belfast, Gordon, loved husband of the late Eileen, of 98 Moneymore Road, Magherafelt and dear father of Rudolph, Shirley, Gloria and John deceased.  Funeral service was held in Magherafelt Baptist Church on Monday, May 19, followed by burial in St Swithin's Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Mencap and RSPCA payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Deeply missed by the family.




   
Vincent KING


KING  -  May, 13, 2014 (peacefully) at Milesian Manor Nursing Home, Magherafelt, Vincent, beloved husband of Mary, 12 Parkmore, Magherafelt, dearly loved father of Frances and dear brother of Jean, Mavis, Frances and the late Jackie and Iris.  Funeral service was held in St Swithin's Church on Thursday, May 15, followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Cancer Research payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by all the family.

KING - The members of St John's Bowling Club, Magherafelt, deeply regret the death of Vincent, their esteemed member and offer to his wife and family their deepest sympathy.




   
Daisy JENKINS


JENKINS - May 10, 2014 (peacefully) at her home, 88 Annaghmore Road, Castledawson, Florence Daisy in her 95th year, beloved wife of the late Alexander Ian (Rev), dear mother of Hester, Alexandra and Stephen, mother-in-law of Stephen and Sandra, grandmother of Stuart, Paul, Kathryn, Victoria, Natalie and Nicola and great-grandmother of Cai and Emmy.  Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Daisy was held in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Tuesday, May 13, followed by burial in Ballywillan Cemetery, Portrush.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Ministry Work in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  'With Christ, which is far better'




   
Jim CRAWFORD


CRAWFORD  -  May 8, 2014 at Mid-Ulster Hospital, James (Jim), loved partner of Mary Ann Lagan, 58 Killowen Drive, Magherafelt.  Funeral service was held in Garvin's Funeral Home, 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt on Saturday, May 10, followed by burial in Polepatrick Cemetery.  Deeply regretted.





 
   Clark SHIELS


SHIELS - May 2, 2014, Clark, passed into glory, beloved husband of Doris, dear father of Zara, Stephen and Kirsty, proud grandfather of Megan, Caleb, Cerys and Ben, and dear brother of Bill and Rhonda.  Funeral took place from his home, 66 Tirgarvil Road, Upperlands on Sunday, May 4, to Culnady Presbyterian Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in memory, if desired, for Marie Curie Cancer Care payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle. 'Gone to be with Christ'




   
John HARTE


HARTE  -  April 23, 2014 (peacefully) at Antrim Hospital, John, husband of the late Kathleen, 204 Lisnevenagh Road, Antrim, loving father of Mervyn, Valerie, William, Shirley and Mandy, also a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather.  Funeral took place from his home on Saturday, April 26, to Castledawson Parish Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Renal Unit, Antrim Hospital payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle. 'Safe in the arms of Jesus'

HARTE - The Officers and Members of Castledawson LOL 96 deeply regret the death of their esteemed member, Bro John Harte and extend their sympathy to his sons, Bros Mervyn and William and to the wider family.
R Cochrane, WM
K Quigley, Sec 




   
James KING


KING - April 23, 2014, peacefully at his home whilst being cared for by his family, James Johnston, dearly loved husband of Ann-Marie, 5 Westland Road, Magherafelt, loving father of John and Jessica and brother of Joyce, David and Audra.  Funeral took place from his home on Saturday, April 26, to St Swithin's Churchyard for burial.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing wife, family and all the family circle.

KING - April 23, 2014, Jim.  Fondly remembered by his colleagues at Alistair's Bakery, Moneymore.  Our thoughts are with his wife Ann-Marie, son John and daughter Jessica.





   
William DAVIS


DAVIS - April 22, 2014 at his home, 1 Benvale, Lisnamorrow, Magherafelt, William, loved partner of Julia, father to Amanda, Ian, Cherith and Paul and his partner Carol, and grandfather to Matthew, Donnie and Charlie.  Funeral service was held in First Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt on Friday, April 25, followed by burial in Woods Parish Churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Macmillan Unit, Antrim Hospital payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by his sorrowing family and all the family circle.  'Safe in the arms of Jesus'





   
Mary ARMSTRONG


ARMSTRONG - April 16, 2014 (peacefully) at Moneymore Care Home, Miriam Isabel (Mary) wife of the late Willie Hugh, 50 Mawillian Road, Coagh and dear mother of Martha, Irene, Hugo, Rosemary and Valerie.  Funeral took place her home on Friday, April 18, to Coagh Presbyterian Church for service followed by burial in the adjoining churchyard.  Donations in memory, if desired, for Osteoporosis Research payable to Garvin's Funeral Service (Donations A/c), 15 Ballyronan Road, Magherafelt, BT45 6BP.  Lovingly remembered by the entire family circle.